Space Invaders Tote


The Space Invaders are sensitive to the electromagnetic waves of mobile phones. When in close proximity to a mobile phone, the Space Invader is energized by an incoming call and its LED eyes begin to twinkle. Accessorized with a handmade Space Invaders Tote for an evening shindig, you will never... Read more »

Beating Heart Headband


Build a pulse-sensing headband that flashes an LED array in time to the beating of your heart. You’ll scratch-build your own perfboard Arduino, assemble the Open Heart LED display, and learn how to use the AMPED pulse sensor. It’s the next best thing to wearing your heart on your sleeve. Read more »

Maleficent/Dragon Costume

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You’ll make a set of wings that raise themselves and become the back of Maleficent’s cape, as well as the other parts of the costume, including bodice, skirt, and headpiece. Read more »

Playboy Bunny – Full Costume


Knowing the basics of sewing is all you need before starting this tutorial for making your own Playboy Bunny Costume. I take you through making a pattern based on your personal body measurements and explain the construction steps to make a costume just for you! Read more »

Guitar Bag


There are countless ways to show your personality through crafts. It’s easy to create beyond the traditional and come up with something truly unique. Instead of sewing a bag that can simply carry your stuff, you can come up with something that reflects who you are. This guitar bag does... Read more »

Upcycled Tooth Fairy Costume


I love Halloween and I love recycling. So there’s no better challenge to give myself each year than to create a costume from upcycled goodness. This year I was inspired by my 10-year-old niece’s visit from the tooth fairy. I decided to upcycle toothpaste tubes to create this minty-fresh pleated... Read more »